Each season Emerge! awards the coveted ‘FASHION INNOVATOR AWARD’ to an individual who has set a standard of excellence in the fashion industry and have paved the way for emerging artists.
Honorees have included:
Audrey Smaltz, owner of the Ground Crew – presented to her by Harriette Cole
Constance CR White, beauty & fashion expert (former Editor in Chief of ESSENCE)– presented to her by designer Tracey Reese
Andre’ Leon Talley, editor at Vogue Magazine – presented to him by Diane Von Furstenberg
Miki Taylor – beauty expert – presented to her by celebrity stylist Phillip Bloch.
Pat Cleveland- Supermodel- Presented to her by her long term friend Fashion Designer Stephen Burrows